USA: Ted Olsen Asks President Obama to File Briefs in Marriage Equality Case With Supreme Court

Written by scott on December 9th, 2012

Ted Olson Asks President Obama to File Briefs in Marriage Equality Case With Supreme CourtThe issue of whether the Obama administration will file amicus briefs before the Supreme Court on the upcoming Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Prop 8 challenge is quickly turning into “a thing.”

First there was Chris Johnson’s story in the Blade on Friday, in which super-lawyer Ted Olson urged the administration to file an amicus brief on behalf of the Prop 8 case heading to the Supreme Court in a few months:

Ted Olson, a co-counsel in the Prop 8 lawsuit, made the remarks during a conference call on Friday in response to a question from Politico’s Josh Gerstein. Olson said a friend-of-the-court brief from the Justice Department would have “great effect” in the effort to overturn Prop 8.

Authored By John Aravosis – See the Full Story at AmericaBlog

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